The dark forces have won

The young SP-national councillor Samira Marti finds that there is enough room in Switzerland for refugees at the Greek border. The told one of my sons at night

The dark forces have won

The young SP-national councillor Samira Marti finds that there is enough room in Switzerland for refugees at the Greek border. The told one of my sons at night to eat. Refugee homes were empty, she said, that was cynical in the face of misery. The Internet is all about you. My son read a couple of comments. "WE have enough money for ALL except for US!!" someone had written. "So many stupid people," said my son.

The afternoon had called Chuck. Chuck is an American Journalist, our paths crossed in the nineties on the way, he reported for the "New York Times" from the Yugoslav civil war. Then he pulled back and wrote a book about the massacre of Srebrenica, a village in Bosnia, which had been besieged by the Serbs, in the summer of 1995, shortly before the end of the war. 500’000 people had sought refuge. The Serbs by a lid, no water and no food. It will be the first hunger were dead. Then the men were shot. Thousands. Boys', youths, fathers of families, gunned down like deer in the forest. A few Hundred Dutch UN soldiers watched, no hair was harmed as a result. What can you do? The Serbs were in the Majority. Since then, the world has wondered, whether have stolen the Dutchman is a coward from the responsibility.

In Syria win the Evil. Europe has abandoned. The is revenge.

Chuck was on the phone from Turkey, Gaziantep, near the Syrian border. In the Background you can hear call to Prayer. He had visited friends, now he was a also a witness to the refugee flow was in the direction of Turkey, from the region of Idlib, the last city that sets itself against Assad to the military. "This is only the beginning," he said. "There are millions want to come." Assad will soon invade in Idlib, with the support of the Russians. "We can sit back and watch," he said. "Believe me, Assad is going to celebrate his victory. He will massacre Idlib. In front of our eyes." "Srebrenica," I said. "Yes," said Chuck, "but a whole other Dimension."

"What can Europe do?" I asked. "Oh, it's pathetic," he said. "No one has a backbone. All made from the dust. The Europeans, the English, the Americans. Who is now here, has Evil. Assad, Putin, Erdogan, the victorious have dark powers."

After all, my son is fighting for the refugees, I thought eating at night. The dark forces have won, I told him not to.


Miklós Gimes lives in Zurich, is the author and Director. For the "Tages-Anzeiger" he writes every week in the city's history.

Created: 08.03.2020, 20:53 PM

Updated Date: 08 March 2020, 20:03

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